Breastfeeding & (BLACK) Feminism at the UNC

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On Tuesday I found out my abstract was accepted for next year’s Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposia at the University of North Carolina, It Takes A Village To Support A Nursing Mom and I’m pretty excited about it. I’d been asked by a couple of people if I heard anything back from the board members. I hadn’t. But there was […]

Prescription Infant Formula, and White Privilege and Inequality. OH MY!

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Well, apparently I’m a racist, hateful and clueless Bitch, who just doesn’t “Get it!” according to the near 60 people who chimed in. Keep in mind this was before one of the admins of the Target Nurse-in page deleted the article I attached to the facebook wall — which is truly unfortunate, or I’m sure there would have been […]

Book Review + Giveaway :: ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibliities (Closed)

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What does democracy mean to you? Dr. Patricia Hill Collins uses her critical consciousness and sociological imagination to bring us another illuminating text. ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibilities, is Dr. Collins’s most recent work, written in 2009, and  examines the meaning of democracy, and shows us the way education can have the greatest impact, […]